Bringing A Ferret Species Back From Extinction

Oct 10, 2017
Originally published on October 10, 2017 12:40 pm

The endangered black-footed ferret became nearly extinct more than three decades ago. The species is an important part of the ecosystem, as the animals are both predators and prey.

Grace Hood (@gracehood) of Colorado Public Radio visits a captive breeding program in northern Colorado that’s helping bring the ferret back.

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